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Katherine Blunt, Frances Swain, and Florence PowdermakerFood Guide for War Service at Home (May 24, 2013)

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LibriVox recording of Food Guide for War Service at Home by Katherine Blunt, Frances Swain and Florence Powdermaker. Read by Maria Kasper.

"The long war has brought hunger to Europe; some of her peoples stand constantly face to face with starvation. To meet all this great food need in Europe—and meeting it is an imperative military necessity—we must be very careful and economical in our food use here at home. We must eat less; we must waste nothing; we must equalize the distribution of what food we may retain for ourselves; we must prevent extortion and profiteering which make prices so high that the poor cannot buy the food they actually need; and we must try to produce more food. For all this there is needed a "food education" of all our people. For the purpose of diffusing this information this little book has been prepared under the direction of the Food Administration. By following the suggestions for food conservation herein contained every one can render his country an important war service." (Summary excerpted from the Preface by Herbert Hoover)

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This audio is part of the collection: The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
It also belongs to collections: Audio Books & Poetry; Community Audio

Artist/Composer: Katherine Blunt, Frances Swain, and Florence Powdermaker
Date: 2013-05-24
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Keywords: WWI; home front; food production; rationing; audiobook; Librivox; World War I

Creative Commons license: CC0 1.0 Universal


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01 - Preface; Chapter 1 - The Wheat Situation 17.6 MB
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02 - The War-Time Importance of Wheat and Other Cereals 21.0 MB
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03 - War Bread 11.1 MB
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04 - The Meat Situation 17.7 MB
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05 - Fats 9.3 MB
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06 - Sugar 10.3 MB
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07 - Milk For the Nation's Health 11.4 MB
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08 - Vegetables and Fruits; Conclusion 16.4 MB
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